The Theatre: The Best Plays: Sep. 8, 1924

These are the plays which, in the light of metropolitan criticism, seem most important :


THE MIRACLE—Religion as Barnum might have magnificently exploited it.

RAIN—Jeanne Eagels has returned from a European vacation to continue her sermon against the relentless missionary of Pago Pago.

WHITE CARGO—A severe study of a white man's loneliness and moral disintegration in an African trading post.

THE SWAN—Eva Le Gallienne and the notable cast that made Molnar's comedy of Continental royalty a surviving monument in the season past.


THE SHOW-OFF—An amusing contribution to the dramatic literature of the middle...

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